Though the heat and humidity has disappeared for now, it will return in force late this week.
Strong thunderstorms moved through the state this afternoon.
Thunderstorms are possible this afternoon and evening and NBC Connecticut has declared today a First Alert Weather Day.
This weekend will be a bit more comfortable than recent days.
NBC Connecticut meteorologist Tyler Jankoski reviews ways to keep you and your family safe in lightning storms.
Temperatures rose to near 90 degrees as a line of thunderstorms approached the state on Thursday afternoon.
After a brief reprieve from the heat, higher temperatures make a return midweek.
Despite getting rain Friday night and then again on Tuesday morning, the state is still in a major rainfall deficit and the lack of rain is impacting farmers.
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